Mr Jaap Uijlenbroek has been appointed as Director-General of the Tax and Customs Administration of the Netherlands.
Mr Uijlenbroek studied Computing Science and Public Administration, and obtained his PhD/doctorate degree with the thesis ‘Designing Electronic Document Infrastructures’ at the Technical University of Delft.
After being employed for nine years as a consultant, Mr Uijlenbroek started working in Central Government in 2000. He was Director in the Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment for four years, and then became General Director of the Labour Inspectorate of the Ministry of Social Affairs. From 2008-2013 he was Director-General of the Organisation for Central Government’s Administration, responsible for government policy on Purchasing, Housing, Facilities, IT, and Human Resources. Prior to his current appointment Mr Uijlenbroek was Director-General of the Central Government Real Estate Agency.
In addition to his work in the Central Government, Mr Uijlenbroek is affiliate professor Labour Relations in the public sector at the University of Leiden.